Capitals 

Early playoff exit a familiar theme for Washington

Another year in the Alex Ovechkin era, another postseason wasted. The Washington Capitals were eliminated in the second round at the hands of the Pittsburgh Penguins in six games. Since drafting Ovechkin No. 1 overall in 2004, the Caps have made the playoffs eight times and have not advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals. Washington entered the postseason as the… Read More
Capitals 

Orpik returns to Caps lineup for pivotal Game 6

The Washington Capitals penalty kill unit has done a stellar job against the high-powered Penguins power play unit. The Caps have allowed just goal to Pittsburgh with a man-advantage. Washington had an even bigger power play to kill off as veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik has missed the last three games due to a vicious his on Pens defenseman Olli Maatta.… Read More
Capitals NHL 

Washington’s season is on the ropes

Could the curse of the Presidents’ Trophy continue? It sure seems that way as the Washington Capitals are on the verge of being sent home at the hands of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Two teams that have won the Presidents’ Trophy have come back from 3-1 series deficits to win and now the Caps will look to make it a third… Read More
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Catching up on the NHL Playoffs

The regular season standings don’t mean anything when it comes playoff time.  If you underestimate the competition you can be bounced out of the postseason.  There are going to be no easy outs in the second round.  No team rolling over.  There will be no sweeps this round.  If you want to advance into the Conference Finals you’re going to… Read More